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The unemployment rate in Portland, Oregon, is 6.00%, with job growth of 1.59%. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 37.20%.

Portland, Oregon Taxes
Portland, Oregon,sales tax rate is 0.00%. Income tax is 9.00%.

Portland, Oregon Income and Salaries

The income per capita is $31,249, which includes all adults and children. The median household income is $51,238.

  ECONOMYPortland, OregonUnited States
  Unemployment Rate  6.00%6.30%
  Recent Job Growth  1.59%1.18%
  Future Job Growth  37.20%36.10%
  Sales Taxes  0.00%6.00%
  Income Taxes  9.00%4.72%
  Income per Cap.  $31,249$28,051
  Household Income  $51,238$53,046
  Family Median Income  $66,537$64,585
  Income Less Than 15K  14.47%12.61%
  Income between 15K and 20K  5.33%5.33%
  Income between 20K and 30K  10.43%10.57%
  Income between 30K and 40K  9.76%9.90%
  Income between 40K and 50K  8.98%8.95%
  Income between 50K and 60K  7.89%8.08%
  Income between 60K and 75K  10.00%10.09%
  Income between 75K and 100K  11.56%12.25%
  Income between 100K and 150K  12.45%12.82%
  Income between 150K and 200K  4.51%4.78%
  Income greater than 200K  4.63%4.64%
  Management, business, finance  15.90%14.36%
  Engineering, computers, science  7.19%5.24%
  Community, social services  2.50%1.66%
  Legal  1.80%1.17%
  Education, library  6.64%6.10%
  Arts, design, media, sports, entertainment  4.71%1.88%
  Healthcare practitioners and technology  6.13%5.49%
  Healthcare support  1.86%2.47%
  Firefighters, law enforcement  1.07%2.24%
  Food preparation, serving  7.54%5.61%
  Building maintenance  2.74%3.97%
  Personal care  4.16%3.54%
  Sales, office, administrative support  22.16%24.89%
  Farming, fishing, forestry  0.30%0.73%
  Construction, extraction, maintenance/repair  4.77%8.56%
  Production, transportation, material moving  10.55%12.10%


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Great place! No jobs : (
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OMG, the Tonya Harding thing is real. People here are very threatened when you do not stoop to their level of mediocrity, and they will lash out. I have also had the... (read more)
The kids' table
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